Ferdinand L. Manlio, D.O.

January 10, 1936 - December 10, 2013
Ferdinand L. Manlio, D.O.

Dr.Ferdinand L. “Nando” Manlio D.O., 77, of New Port Richey, Florida, returned home to the Lord on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 10, 1936 and was the son of the late Elvira and Ferdinand T. Manlio and the brother of Robert T. Manlio(deceased). He graduated from St. Joseph’s Prep in 1953 and St Joseph’s University in 1957. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1961. In 1964, he married Mary Ann. They moved to Tampa where he had opened a general practice for 4 years before returning back to Philadelphia where he completed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital in Radiology in 1969 and a fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Nuclear Medicine in 1971. They moved to Hollywood, FL in 1971, where he practiced for 20 years. Then moved to New Port Richey where he worked at North Bay Hospital for 5 years until his retirement. He was an active member of the AOA, AOCR(Past President 93-94), ACR, FOMA,Gulf Harbors Civic Association,and Gulf Harbors Beach Club. He enjoyed numerous activities such a biking, sailing and traveling the world. Nando was a loving husband, a devoted father and Pop-Pop. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann and their five children, Annemarie (John)Stenhouse, Dr. Chris Manlio (Lori), David Manlio, Angela (Peter)Andrews and Dr. Alicia (John)Petry and seven grandchildren, Alex, Jessica, Jodi, Tyler, Nicholas, Connor and Addison. A Mass will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, in New Port Richey, on Saturday, December 14th, at 10 A.M. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the American Heart Association.


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  • December 13, 2013
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

  • December 13, 2013
    Array says:
    Dear Mary Ann and family, We are so sorry to learn about Nando May God's blessings comfort you at this difficult time. Jim and Carol Ahearn

  • December 13, 2013
    Array says:
    Mary Ann,
    We are so sorry to hear about Nando's passing. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Anette, Zoltan, Zach and Abby

  • December 13, 2013
    Debra Wojnar says:
    Mrs. Manlio and family,
    A great loss to all who knew Dr.Manlio. He was well respected and loved. May you be held in the comfort of the Lord's arms during this difficult time. Prayers to you all. With deepest sympathy, Debbie & Ken Wojnar

  • December 13, 2013
    American Heart Association says:
    May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

  • December 14, 2013
    Dave and Janet Thomson says:
    If there is a better place, Nando is there! He will be missed by many.

  • December 15, 2013
    Array says:
    Dear Mary Ann and Family,

    We were so sorry to hear about Nando.
    Thank Angela for calling us. We are so glad that we have so many wonderful memories from our cruises together. We were unable to attend his funeral, but will be in touch with you after the holidays.
    All our love.
    Mary Jane & Bill Thornton

  • December 15, 2013
    Carol Russell says:
    Mary Ann and Family,
    My sincere condolences to you and your family.
    Such a surprise to everyone that knew Nando.
    The mass service was beautiful and very touching a perfect farewell to a wonderful person.
    Have comfort that Nando is with the Lord and looking over all of us.
    It was a blessing for me to be your friend.
    Carol Russell

  • December 16, 2013
    Array says:
    Dear Maryann and Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Nando's passing. I will always remember his kindness to me and my family.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Love
    Denise Dunayer Simon

  • December 20, 2013
    Christina Parrella says:
    Please accept our deepest sympathy. We will always have loving memories of a kind, humorous, wonderful man. May peace be with you.

  • December 22, 2013
    Paul & Michele Ladino says:
    Dear Mary Ann and Family,

    We want to extend our deepest sympathy on the passing of Nando. Nando was a good friend and I enjoyed many hours of riding our bikes together and kibitzing about everything. Everyone knows that Nando has reached his final reward but he will be missed by every life he touched.

    God Bless,
    Love, Paul & Michele Ladino

  • December 26, 2013
    Phil & Kathleen Gaughan says:
    Dear Mary Ann and family,
    We were so sorry to hear about Nando's passing. We will keep you all in our prayers and remember him fondly. May you find comfort in the many memories that you shared. God Bless.

  • April 28, 2021
    David Rowe says:
    Fond memories of my classmate, “ Ferd the Bird” a true gentleman always.